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THE REPUBLIC- FRIDAY. MAT 31. 1901.
VETERAN SOLDIERS DECORATE GRAVES OF COMRADES.
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On the hills, slopes nnd roads of the
National Cemetery, underneath bowlnE
trees, more than 2.",0O) reverent veterans
and grateful people congregated yesterday
afternoon to pay tribute to the warrior
dead and to decorate the 16.0CO craves of
known and unknown soldiers sleeping near
Jefferson Barracks on tho green eminence
Tiling above the Mississippi. Two thousand
veterans of two wars marched to the
strains of subdued muslo to the city of the
"dead, where the ceremonies were conducted.
Before the senrred veterans arrived at the
'arracks, not s than ISCO) people had
come by rail, and boat, and vehicle. As
early as 10 o'clock In the morning, the
crowd began to wend Its way across the
parade ground In steady procession, men,
women and children carrying baskets of
flowers. From hour to hour the concourse
Increased, and by 3 o'clock In the after
soon all the graves were decked with roses
and fragrant flowers of spring.
Under escort of Lieutenant Sangulnette
and thirty-six privates of Battery A and
the Fifth Cavalry, the various military or
ganizations were conducted to tho northern
Bide of the parade ground, where they
.formed Into line for the march to the N'a
tlonal Cemetery. At 3 o'clock the Grand
(jArmy of the Republic posts. Battery A and
Fifth Cavalry detachments, the Servicemen
of the Spanish War and Fhillpplno Island
Veterans, to the number of 2,00). proceeded
in doable file across tho undulating road, ac
companied by a great crowd.
Within the gate of the cemetery tho
procession halted. General John W. Noble
and staff entering the stand. The cere
Hionles, directed by Charles F. Vogel, were
Impressive. Comrade J. F. Corrlngton read
a prayer from the G. A. R. ritual. Comrade
Bcherer the department order for observ
ance of Decoration Day, Comrade J. F.
Toung charges from.tbe ritual. Comrade F.
X. Sterrett Lincoln's address at Gettysburg
and Comrade Henry H. Dcnison the eloping
address from 'thtrrltual. ' '
Charles G. Burton of Nevada, Mo., past
department commander, delivered the me
morial address. Ho reviewed the great civil
straggle, appealing for national unity and
glorifying the men of the North and South.
"Only a few days ago," he said, "the chief
tribunal of our country raid we arc right
ly competent to acquire new territory and
arrange for proper government until we boo
fit to admit it to privileges of our common
wealth. Some men are crying against the
tendency toward expansion. I say, as Ion?
as the folds of the Stars and Stripes evoke
reverent emotion In the hearts of our people
we need have no fear that we shall over
be ruled by an Emperor. Tho highest tri
bunal In the land says we can acquire ter
ritory. And we can be sure that tho Stars
and Stripes will assure life, liberty and hap-
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GOLD MEDALS AWARDED AT-
UNIVERSITY CADET DRILL.
Frederick Tobin of Company C and
David Rickey of Company A
Were Successful Competitors.
THREE COMPANIES TOOK PART.
he annual competitive drill of tho St.
tools University cadets, which took place
on the college campus yesterday afternoon,
resulted In the awarding of two gold medals,
one to Frederick Tobin of Company C. and
one to David Hlckoy of Company A. for
proficiency in military movements, ine
ill for which the prizes were awnrueu "-
loded the manual of arms, incings, sme
step, hack step, short march to front, rear
cr flank.
Inspection of all the companies by Cap
tain James B. Irwin of the Fourth United
States. Cavalry opened the exercises. This
was followed by a separate drill of the
three companies by their respective cap
tains. Anv cadet making an error was
dropped from the ranks. The drills were
kept up until only one private of each
company remained. The three successful
competitors were then brought together and
drilled by Cadet Lieutenant Colonel A. J.
Lindsay.
Only such cadets as had scored S30 points
out of a poFsible'l.OOO points during the
school year were nllowed to take part in
STednesday's drill. Something over 40 per
cent of the entire school were successful In
setting a ratlna- of 85 per cent or over. At
the opening of the drill all those whose
arms or accouterments were not In proper
cider or were deflcient in neatness were
ttrrowtt out.
In the final drill the three competitors
cre Cadet Fred Tobin, Eugene Gummers-
and Darld Hlckey. They were put
rmtwh a rigid drill, which lasted neany
Ifcalf an hour before the Judges could detect
'an error sufficient to drop any one or. mem
'CW. PtaaBy a misstep was maae oy uuxn
mMbacb, and ToDln nd Hickey were de
clared the Tictors and awarded the gold
ssMdsJa.
Th work of ed Tobin was remarkably
fjood. He drilled with the .greatest preci
sion and I military presence was equal to
VtVest Point cadet. Rickey's work was
also excellent. The judges were Captain
Irwin. United States Army; Lieutenant D.
. Johnson, United States Army; Francis
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The Reverend Hczcklnh Butler concluded
the ceremonies with benediction.
The military companies marched from the
stand around the cemetery. Each march
er carried a basket of (lowers. All the
graves were decorated by the veterans and
the ladles of tho auxiliary associations.
Battery A's detachments strewed flowers
on the grave of Cullom Whittlesey, who
died In the Philippines in 1893. The regu
lars of the Fifth Cavalry tired three volleys
while the decoration was In procress.
"In my opinion." said Colonel Jackson of
the Fifth Cavalry, "there are 23,000 people
here. I never saw so many flowers." From
enrly morning until 3 o'clock In the after--noon
people warmed across the parade
ground."
Colonel Jackson will depart Monday for
Leavenworth, Kas., leaving Lieutenant
Henry Watterron of the Tenth Infantry in
charge of the barracks until the KIghth
Cavalry, now dally expected, arrives. Lieu
tenant Watterson Is the son of Henry Wnt
terson of Louisville. A detachment of
twenty men of the Tenth Infantry and
the recruiting detachment nre the only oc
cupants of the barracks, 'The Eighth Cav
alry contingent will conrist of 209 men.
CAVALRY COMPANIES' REUNION.
Civil War Veterans of Company F,
First .Regiment, Meet.
The reunion of Company F, First Regi
ment Missouri Cavalry, a veteran regiment
of the Civil War, was held yesterday after
noon at the residence of Isaac Altstatt,
No. K32 Rcher place.
In the afternoon the old soldiers sat In
the shade and told of tho stirring scenes
of battles.
In tho evening a catnpflre was held in a
tent, which had been Ditched on tho lawn.
Tho veterans, In order to brine back tho
old days of soldier life, prepared their own
FREDERICK TOBIN.
St. Louis University cadet, who won a gold
medal In the competitive drill.
WRECK SPOILED HIS PLANS.
Captain Elwond Hunks Unable to
Decorate Graves of Relatives.
On account of the Iron Mountain wreck
Wednesday in Carondelct, Captain Elwood
Banks of Walnut Ridge. Mo., who was en
route to Cumberland. Md.. to spend Dec
oration Day at the graverlde of his father
and two brothers, who were killed In the
Civil War, was delayed so that he was un
able to reach his destination In time, tie
remained In this city and attended the
memorial services at Jefferson Barracks, re
turning home last night.
Yearly since the war Captain Banks has
returned to his old home at Cumberland
and decorated with wreaths th graves of
bis relatives. When the war broke out
every male adult of hl family. Including
himself, three brothers and his father, en
listed In the Union cause. The father and
one brother were killed at the battle of
Antietam. and another brother wag killed
at Gettysburg. The bodies were burled at
Cumberland.
TO APPORTION PATRONAGE.
Democratic Senators of Illinois
Meet in St Lonin.
A committee of Illinois statesmen, constat
Ins; of Democratic State Senators- J. H.
Watson, C. A. Davidson, L. B. Stringer,
George W. FIndcrhurk. J. K. B. Farrelly and
C. F. Coleman, met yesterday at the La
clede Hotel to attempt to apportion the pat
ronage to be distributed among Democrats
of the State by the present Illinois adminis
tration. After a long session and much discussion
the meeting adjourned without coming to
any conclusion.
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supper, consisting of me.it, beans, black
coffee and "hardtack." The coffee and
beans were prepared In army kettles: but
each man cooked his own portion of tho
ment by roasting It on a spit over the fire.
After the supprr speeches and nddresscs
were made. Music was furnished by the
Twentieth Century Band, under the direc
tion of Doctor II. A. Upshaw. After the
programme the veterans sat around the llro
smoking and exchanging stories. Pome of
the old soldiers, to show that they were
still vigorous, spent the night In the tent,
sleeping on cot?. Among those present
were: Thomas A. Arnold. John Robards,
Andy Steed. Michael -Baker. George W.
Buck, Gehert Schleutcr. W. H. Holland,
William Thompson. Henry SUerlln, Henry
Harcoiirt and Jake Gruen.
Company F was the first volunteer com
pany to be accepted by the United States
Government.
It was organized August 1, 1801, principal
ly of Illlnolsans under the call for 30n,X).
When the regiment went from Jefferson
Barracks to Benton Barracks, which
was located near the present Fair Grounds,
the men rode bareback, having no saddles.
For arms they had about a dozen sabers,
the same number of Hall's carbines, con
demned, and a few flint-lock pistols.
Finally $00 of the men were armed with
Colt's revolvers nnd carbines, and the re
maining 400 were given lances. .
VETERANS AT CITY HOSPITAL.
Unfortunates Who Did Xot Assist
in Yesterday's Exercises.
Among the unfortunates at the City Hos
pital are many who are Civil War vet
erans, whose Infirmities forbade their
participation in the memorial services)
yesterday at the graves of their fel-low-FOldlers
who met death upon the
battlefield. They spent the day in lm-
patience, listening eagerly to the sounds
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CHINESE MINISTER'S
EULOGY OF U. S. GRANT.
W'u Ting Fang Delivers the Memorial-Day Oration at General Grant's
Tomb, and Gives a Scholarly Estimate of the Char
acter of the Soldier-Fresident.
REPUBLIC SPEC! A U I
New York. May 30. f5lnce the body of
General Uleses S. Grant has been laid at
rest at Claremont there had never been a
greater throng In upper Riverside Park than
to-day. Memorial services were held at tho
mausoleum this evening and many of the
relatives of the soldier-President were wit
nesses to the tribute paid their honored
dead by grateful countrymen.
Mrs. U. S. Grant. Brigadier General Fred
erick D. Grnnt. still bronzed from field duty
In the Philippines; U. S. Grant HI, who Is
still a student at West Point, and other
members of tho Grant family occupied
seats In tho stand, while Wu Ting Fang.
Chinese MlnlMer to the United States, de
livered the address of the day on the'letson
of the life of the warrior at whose deeds
the world marveled.
In beginning his address Minister Wu ex
plained that he bad met General Grant In
China, during the memorable trip around
the world, and ha'd since had the greatest
admiration for him.
Foremost Soldier of the Age.
"The foremost soldier of his age," said
the silk-robed orator, "Grant was also a
man of peace. During his presidency he
stood like a rock against appealing to the
sword In the settlement of International
disputes. The VIrglnlus difficulty may be
cited as a case In paint. The. whole country,
from Maine to California, was deeply stirred
over this supposed outrage. War seemed
for a time Inevitable. But Grant was not
the man to be hurried Into taking any Ill
considered step. He waited for a full In
vestigation of the facts. It was found that
the VIrglnlus had no legal right to fly the
American flag. Thus was the Incident
amicably closed, which for a time threat
ened to plunge the two countries Into a
useless war. It was all due to Grant's firm
ness of will and ccolness of temper In
meeting a crisis!
Graat'a CreTralasr Glory.
"The successful demonstration of the
practicability of arbitration as a method of
settling International disputes was the
crowning glory of Grant's administration.
Up to that time, when the usual resources
of diplomacy failed, the last resort was
war. The' submission of the so-called Great
Britain to the Geneva tribunal was a mem
orable step toward the improvement of
permanent relations between nations. It
showed that there was another last resort
besides war. It was. Indeed, the putting in
practice of the noble declaration which the
-great soldier made In his flrst letter of ac
ceptance or tne presidential nomination,
'Let us have peace.'
Loved by Chinese Statesmen.
"The career of Grant is Just such as is
calculated to fire the imagination of the
Chinese. Statesmen and Generals do ot
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of music which ramc from the parade of
the G. A. It. Their only solace was to
gossip with fellow patients about wartime
experiences'.
John Dolc, 73 years old, who has been in
the hospital several months, was at the first
battle of Bull Bun. served throughout the
remainder of the war, was bounded six
times, and Is a G. A. It. man. When war
Has declared against Spain In 1US, though
ho was then "u years old, ho volunteered
to. go to the front.
In the first battle of Bull Run he was
twice wounded, and was rix months in a
hospital in Washington, V. C. Then he
went with the Sixty-Hrst New York to New
Orleans and served through tho Red River
campaign. At the siege of Tort Hudson he
was shot three times In one fight. Two of
the wounds were In tho aide and serious, but
he recovered and took part In a skirmish In
1SC5 In which he was shot In the right lung
He also recovered from this wound. Six
months ago he was thrown from a wagon
and both his legs were fractured. He is
now recovering from this Injury.
I'otcr Mueller. 6t vears old. whn Is suffer
ing with rheumatism and has been at tho
hospital a month, served with a .Missouri
regiment for two jears of tho war. Patrick
Connors, also suffering with rheumatism,
who lives nt No. 911 O'Fallon street, served
two years of the war. David Wclsch. off
years old, whose shoulder Is dislocated,
served with the Sixteenth Kansas In 18
nml 1563. and was shot In the leg at the
riege of Vlcksburg. Jacob Swart, who Is In
Ward No. 9 at the hospital, and W. J.
Chandler, an asthma patient, both served
with the Union forces.
Hosea Smith, GO years old, a negro, whose
hip Is fractured, fought upon the Confed
erate and the Union sides at different times
during the struggle. Whn a slave he went
to the war as orderly for Colonel Tutt of
I'lke County. Missouri. Colonel Tutt wn
killed ut the battle of Tea Ridge, and Smith,
thinking himself no longer bound to the
Southern cause, at the earliest opportunity
made his wny to Kansas and enlisted with
the First Kansas regiment of negroes.
come from an exclusive stock' Is one of
our favorite sayings. Wo Chinese have
great admiration for men who have risen
by thtir talents from humble beginnings to
be acknowledged leaders of the people.
Such was Grant. Naturally all China de
lighted to do him honor.
"After Grant's death Earl LI gave In
rtructlons to the Chinese Legation at
Washington to bring every year, as is done
this day. an offering of flowers to the Gen
eral's tomb on Memorial Day, as a token
of his enduring friendship. When he was
in this city on his visit to this country he
regarded It as his first duty to make a pil
grimage to the final resting place of his de
ceased friend. His placing n floral wreath
upon Grant's sarcophagus was an occasion
that will not readily fade from men's
memories.
Source of America Creatnrss.
"A nation which has produced such men
ns Washington. Lincoln and Grant can do
It again. A nation which has no lack of
men able and willing to cope with every
emergency that may arise In Its progress
Is truly great and will continue to be to.
The reason Lincoln Is revered by posterity
Is not only lccause he was a wise states
man and President, but also because he de
voted and gave his life to freedom and
liberty.
"If Grant had done his work In China
there Is no doubt that temples would have
been erected to his honor throughout the
Empire. Before his shrine impressive cere
monies would be performed at stated Inter
vals "bf the year by officials of the Govern
ment, with the burning of Incense and the
offering of sacrifices. But things are done
differently in this country- It has some
times been said that Republics are ungrate
ful. This grand mausoleum is at least a
standing witness that the people of the
United States are not unmindful of their
obligations to the great leader who con
ducted them through a memorable crisis In
their national life."
Minister Wu'a address was received with
great enthusiasm by the great throng about
the mausoleum.
While the exercises at Grant's tomb were
in progress General Fred D. Grant, accom
panied by his wife, came through the throng
to the platform. He was recognized and
compelled by repeated calls to come to the
front.
Shot Throwsh the 5eek.
Micbaercunningham, a watchman on the
Grey Eagle, and John Brown, a watchman
on the Gillon. quarreled at the foot of Pine
street last night about a dog. In the en
counter. Brown was shot in the neck. The
bullet entered behind the left car and came
out near the right ear. He was taken to
the City Hospital. Cunningham was ar
retted and is held at the Chestnut Street
Station pending the result of Brown's
wound.
RBI'L'nMC SPECIAL.
Montlcello. SIo., May 30. The Jury re
turned a verdict to-day, finding Bartlett
guilty of mnnslnughter In the fourth degrne
nnd fixing punishment at two years In the
Penitentiary.
Tho Jury was out fourteen hours. Bart
lett made an excited address to the Jury
after the verdict was read. His wife showed
great grief at tho result.
Judge McKee overruled the motion for a
new trial, and arrangements were made for
on appeal. Bond wus given for 15,000 for
Bartlctt's appearance In the Supreme Court
nnd the defendant was released.
Those who qualified and signed Bartlett's
bond are: O. F. Rex, W. H. F. Smith, Hi
ram Hohsladt. Edward Butler, L. A. Hoh
stailt. John L. Holley. J. Y. McCHntock. F.
J. Miller, R. M. Thompson, Leonard Ford
and J. D. Clark.
Bartlett says that he expects to return
to Memphis In n few days and resume busi
ness. He will be tried here In September under
the charge of altering county records and
changing a deed of conveyance.
These charges were brought against him
In February, oefore the killing of Edwards.
WOMAN'S THRILLING ESCAPE.
Superintendent of Indian Schools
Saved From Drowning.
RCPL'UUC SPECIAL
Washington, Mny a). Miss Estelle Reel
of Wyoming, the Superintendent of United
States Indian Schools, In the Bureau of In
dian Affairs, was recently the victim of an
adventure which came nenr resulting in her
death. While traveling through Oklahoma
Miss Reel was nearly drowned In a river
In Osage County. It nan during the rea
son of heavy rains and the rivers were
swollen.
Miss Reel was traveling across country in
a wagon drawn by two horses. In crossing
a stream the horses got beyond their depth,
lost their footing, and were swept down by
the current. The carriage was overturned.
Miss Reel Jumped from the vehicle and
saved herself from entanglement with the
wreck. She Is a good swimmer, but was
carried down the stream until she suc
ceeded In grasping the branches of over
hanging brush. Sho remained here some
time, suffering with Intense cold, but suc
ceeded In keeping her head nbove water.
When nearly exhausted she was rescued
from her perilous position. Walking a half
mile In her wet clothing, she arrived at a
farmhouse, where she found ahelter.
SEEKING HOMES IN MISSOURI.
Orphans From New York Pass
Through Union Station.
A carload of 'orphans from the New York
Orphans' Home In New York City arrived
in this city yesterday In a special car over
the Vandalla Line. There were forty-nine
In all, and fifteen were received by St.
Louis families, while the remainder were
taken to Marlon County, Missouri, over the
Frisco. The eldest of the children was 6
years old. and the youngest .1 years.
The little ones made the trip in the care
of G. W. Swayne, an agent for the home,
which is one of the largest In the coun
try, and which yearly places in childless
families from 3 000 to 4,000 children. Tho totj
are taught to believe that when they go tu
their adopted parents that they are going
to their genuine "papas and mammas."
Two weeks ago anoiner carload or enn
dren was sent to this State from the "New
York Institution, nnd were distributed In
the western section of Missouri. .
TO ARRANGE FAIR DISPLAYS.
Manufacturers' Association Names
Special Committee.
President L. D. KIngsland of the St. Louis
Manufacturers Association yesterday ap
pointed the following members to serve as
the World's Fair Committee of the associa
tion: James A. Reardon. chairman; Tom
L. Cannon, secretary; E. C. Elliott. F. A.
Drew, P. J. Pauly, John C. Atwood. Ernest
Cramer, C. H. Weet, Theodore Herold, La
clede Howard. O. L. Garrison, J. D. Bas
com, E. C. Conrades, Jacob D. Strauss,
James Greene and Frank Galennie.
This committee will transact all business
between the Manufacturers Association and
the management of the World's Fair in ar
ranging for special exhibits or displays. In
addition It will devote especial attention to
the project for tho establishment of a per
manent Industrial museum after the close
of the Fair.
REBUILDING THE SHAMROCK.
Work Mny Be Done Without Re
turn to the Clvde.
SPECIAL BY CABLE.
Southampton, May 30. (Copyright, 1301.
by the New York Herald Company.) It
was generally expected that Shamrock
II would leave for tho Clyde to-da). but
both the challenger and the Erin still He
off Hythe.
The difficulty arose from the proposal to
tow the challenger to the Clvde skh ih
underwriters decline to allow the suggestion
to be carried out. unless she is Jury-rigged
or provision Is made to prevent her going
adrift In case the tow-line broke.
There are suggestions that the challenger
may not after all go to the Clyde, and may
be refitted locally. It Is Just within the
range of possibility that the new gear may
be sent from the Clyde and the vessel be
newly equipped, under her builder's direc
tions, at one of the local yards. She will
be dry-doched on Saturday next In order to
repair her rudder.
MRS. MILBURN'S LOST PIANO.
Police Seeking It and the Culprit
Who Disposed of It.
Mrs. Nancy J. MUburn 'of No. 327 South
Beaumont street is endeavoring to locate a
J3W piano, and the police of the Fifth Dis
trict aro seeking a 16-year-old boy, who Is
suspected by Mr. MUburn of having been
responsible for the Instrument's disappear
ance from her former home In North St.
Louis about a month ago.
Mrs. MUburn. together with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Komalne, and her son-in-law,
Doctor Komalne, occupied a Hat in North
St. Louis, which thev hud leased tn a vnr
Doctor and Mrs. Romaine went to Los- An-
5V.es. -a-. ana aner tneir departure Sirs.
MUburn removed to her ortnent address and
rented the fiat and her piano to another
family. In a short time the family moved
and notified Mrs. MUburn that her piano
was awaiting her disposal In the vacant
bouse. Mrs. MUburn says the boy in ques
tion sold the piano to a secondhand dealer,
who took I: away.
LYNCHED BY ALABAMA MOB.
Negro Who Attempted to Assault
Girl Is Hanged.
Birmingham. Ala., May 30. Frank Reeves,
a negro, was hanged by a mob between
Georgian and Dunham, two villages In
Butler County, to-day.
The negro attempted to assault Miss Ads
McMillln. and while trying to drag her from
a buggy was frightened away by several
men who had responded to the young wo
man's screams for help. Reeves was cap
tured and confessed his crime. A mob took
him to a bridge near by and after tying a
rope around his neck forced hto to jump
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WESSON PROCESS CO.,
FUNERAL CORTEGE
OR THE MAIL GAR?
Which Is Entitled to the Rif-ht-of-Way
on Kansas City
Streets?
repuduc srEciAU
Kansas City, Mo., May V. Whether the
United States mall3 or funerals are entitled
to tho right-of-way on Kansas City streets
Is bothering tho Metropolitan Street Rail
way Company. There is a city ordinance '
making It a misdemeanor for a street car to i
interrupt a funeral proceslon. There Is also
a United States law against interfering with J
the distribution or delivery of the malls.
Last Friday a long funeral procession
crossed tho path of one of the mall car on
the Metropolitan line at Independence and
Grand avenues. This car mas carrying mall
from the depot to the post office, and It ,
waited until the funeral cortege had passed
by. Consequently the mall was late at ths
post office.
The post oT.ce complained to the street
railway company, and Major Warner. Unit
ed States District Attorney, was asked what
should be done. Either the United State
law would be violated by those conducting
the funeral, or the city ordinance would be
broken by the street railway company.
The United States law would take pre
cedence." said Major Warner. "If a mall
car comes In contact with a funeral parade
I think those In charge of the car would be
justified in Interrupting the procession. It
would be a delay of only a minute or so,
anyhow."
HOSPITAL SITE IS PAID FOR.
St. Luke's Board of Trustees Hear
Financial Report.
At a meeting of the directors and Board
of Trustees of St. Luke's Hospital, held
last night in the chapel of the institution
at Nineteenth and Washington avenue, and
presided over by Bishop Daniel S. Tuttle.
the announcement wa" made that the site
of th new hoppltal building, to be located
at Belt and Dc'.mar avenues, had been en
tirely paid for at a cost of JM.00O.
The report of C. S. Freeborn, the
treasurer, further showed that in pledges
and money already In bank to the credit of
the institution, more than YAfff) was avail
able for the new building. Among the list
of donors to the Institution, arc: I. II.
Llonberger. Ellis Wainwright, Hudson E.
Bridge. Charles Clark. Edward Mallinck
rodt. H. N. Davis, William H. Thompson.
Mrs. P. C. MafflttE. C. Simmons and Wil
liam Bagnell.
An election of officers was then held, no
chanse in either the directorate or Board
of Trustees resulting, the same officer be
ing re-elected for next year. The officers
are: William H. Thompson, president: H.
N. Davis, vice president; C. 8. Freeborn,
treasurer, and S. S. Hutchings, secretary.
Short reports were made by the Reverend
William Hardens, chaplain of the institu
tion, and Doctor Harvey G. Mudd. chief of
the medical staff, made the announcement
that medical reports were Incorporated in
the yearly Journal of the institution.
Besides the officers mentioned above, the
directorate and Board of Trustees includes
Charles Clark. L. D. Dozler. F. J. Mc
Master. F. N. Judson. the Reverend Carroll
M. Davis. Doctor Harvey G. Mudd. Charles
Nagel. Henry C. Scott and Bishop Tuttle.
Mrs. Gertrude M. Gibson is superintendent
of the hospital.
FOR TABLE AND KITCHEN.
"The Onion Is the Sheet Anchor of
the Careful Cook."
The French tell us that the American
prejudice against onions Is purely an af
fectation. And this must be granted them
from the fact that when the onion is care
fully and Judiciously introduced into
dishes by a skillful cook, the very people
who hold it in such disdain and regard it as
a very vulgar vegetable are loud in their
praise of the preparation that owes much
of Its deliciousness to the presence. In cun
ning disguise, of this desp:sed bulb.
Alter salt, the onion is the most valuable
and indispensable flavoring substance in the
hands of an experienced ccok. who would
consider himself handicapped indeed with
out the powerful little ally.
The onion, as we know It. embraces sev
eral varieties; those which ere grown In the
warmer climates being much- milder and
sweeter, but all possessing a pungent oil
of an irritating nature which renders them
decidedly Indigestible when eaten raw; but
as a flavoring agent, A condiment or a. vege
table, tbey are valuable as food.
The pungent volatile oil which gives the
onion the strong flavor and smell Is rich
In sulphur, but the quantity of this oil Is
minute, and when properly cooked is soon
dissipated and the irritating properties so
far removed as to render the vegetable only
slightly laxative. The focd value of the
onion Is considerably above that of the tur
nip. it may not be generally understood that
onions are disinfectants as well as preven-
( Uvea against contagious diseases. They
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readily absorb Impurities a well as defend
against disease. They are Invigorating and
In many Instances nature presents ber de
mand for this class of fcod through the
craving of the individual for this tabooed
little vegetable. -
An old-time remedy for cold and one
that was very effectual in producing good
results, was a baked or roasted onion.
Stewed Onions.
Select the medium-sized silver onions:
p'el off the outer skin: let them lie' in co'.d
water ha an hour ami drain: cover with
boiling water; add a teaspoonful of rait and
boll, uncovered, for ten minutes: drain oft
this water, cover with fresh, boiling water.
add salt and boll ten minutes longer, then
change the water azaln and bell until th
onions are tender. They should be white as
snow; do not boil too hard or cover the
saucepan cr the enlorm will be strong and
dark coloced. Make a cream sauce and
pour over the onions after carefully drain
ing them.
Onion Fare!.
Take the large Spanish onions; wash
them, trim off the bottoms, but do net peel
them: put them In slightly salted boiling
water, and boll them for an bour. Drain
and remove the centers. If you have rem
nants oi cold cnicKen mince tine wiui tne
livers; add :t third as much fins bread
crumbs, pepper, salt, beaten eggs and
crram or gravy enough to moisten. Chop
the onion taken from the centers and mis
with the force-meat: then AH the onion
fhells; covtr with bread crumbs, dot with
bits of butter, place in the oven and brown.
Make a white sauce, add a. beaten egg. a
little lemon juice and mlnoed ponelr and
serve with the onions.
Onion RikodI.
Peel a cint of small button onions: take
four large one?, peel them and ch;p fine.
Put half a cup of butter Into a saueenan:
when melted and hot, put In the onions and
stir them about until a nice brown: add two
blescooniuls 'I Hour and shake them
about until thick; then add a cup of gravy
or stock, salt and cayenne to taste and a
level teaspoonrui of mustard, cook gently.
stirring so a" not to break up the small
onion", until the sauce thickens them, turn
Into n heated dih and garnish with fried
bread crumls. These are made by pulling
the bread from the loaf with a fork, hi
pieces about an Inch In size and frying
them a delicate Drown in aeen rat. The
bread must be dry. Arrange these pieces
around the dish of onions and dust lightly
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9PECIME-I JfESCS.
Thursday.
BREAKFAST.
Cream.
Broiled Chops. Potato Chips,
Toast, Coffee,
LUNCIL
Escalloped Salmon, -
Cabbage Salad.
Rhubarb Tarts, Cereal Coffee...,
DINNER. ?
Cream of Corn Soup. rfy
Stuffed Breast of Veal. Brown fssac.
Brawn Potatoes. Creamed PMsaiptb
Cress Salad. "
Strawberry Bavarian Cream.
Coffee.
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Friday.
BREAKFAST.
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Plain Omelette, Broiled TosaassMV
Rice Muffins. Coffee, i ;''
LUNCH. 1 si
Grilled Sardines. CTucuabeNL.v.;';
Scalloped Potatoes, h -i
Fop Overs. Lemon Sauca. a
Cocoa, '!
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